Multimedia collateral & copyright

Notes to accompany the Exeter Observer community journalism training course.

Multimedia collateral

Could include photos, infographics, audio or video.

Bare minimum of one image per content element to supply keyframe and card, more required for longer pieces to space text, illustrate points, pace reading process.

Keyframe must illustrate lead to complement text and avoid disrupting convention-based audience expectations.

Royalty-free stock photography (e.g. Unsplash) not used. Why?

Flourish for no-code infographics, or javascript libraries:

Photo composition basics

Please see our contributor guide to submitting photos for guidance on file formats, aspect ratio and resolution.

Photography in public & private space

Exeter Observer website content is licensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Sharealike 4.0 International by default to enable use of similarly-licensed external content.

Any copyright requirements for individual pieces of content can then be specified on a case-by-case basis.


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